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2021 Fall/Winter Kansas City Stars Hockey Info

Player Registration for 2021-2022 Season Now Available

Click on the following document for 2021-2022 Season Information.

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Stars/Jets 2021-2022 Important Dates

Upcoming dates for the start of the 2021-2022 hockey season. All of the below events are at KC Ice Center in Shawnee, KS.

July 31-August 1: Goalie clinic for Beginners and Advanced
August 7-August 8: Stars Gold+ Travel Open House and Pre-Season Practices
August 9-August 13: Stars Gold+ Travel and Storm Conditioning
August 14-August 15: Storm Girls Tryouts
August 14: U8 to Squirt Transition Clinic
August 10-26: High School Pre-Season Clinic
August 16-August 22: Stars Gold+ Travel Tryouts
August 23-August 26: Stars House League Conditioning
August 28: Stars Open House, Used Equipment Sale, and U8 Round-Up
August 27-August 29: Jets Tryouts
August 30-September 2: Stars House League Conditioning
September 7th: Stars House League Evaluations Start

Shjon Podein Named KCIC/KC Stars Co-Hockey Director

We are pleased to announce Shjon Podein as the Co-Hockey Director for KC Ice Center and KC Stars Hockey Club.

Shjon played hockey professionally and has spent the last 15 years working with boy and girl hockey players at all youth levels in Minnesota.  He was born and raised in Rochester, Minnesota and is blessed with his wife Sherry and their two children Anna (18) and Junior (14).

Shjon will work alongside current KCIC/KC Stars Hockey Director Dean Nelson in order to maintain a continued focus on player and coaching development.

"Shjon brings a very strong passion and understanding of where we currently are and what direction we wish to grow to in the future" says Dean Nelson.  "We are beyond grateful and excited to welcome Shjon and his family into our KCIC/Stars Family".

Stars Pre-Season Goalie Clinic Jul 31-Aug 1, 2021

-Saturday July 31st and Sunday August 1st, 2021 at KCIC
-For current and future KC Stars Goalies!
-Two Groups: Beginner and Advanced
-Cost $120
-Pre-Register online by July 23rd

Updated Schedule, all registered goalies attend all sessions.

Saturday July 31st:
3:00-4:00pm On-Ice
4:15-5:15pm Off-Ice
5:30-6:30pm On-Ice

Sunday August 1st:
10:00-11:00am On-Ice

Stars Gold+ Travel Open House & Practice Aug 7-8, 2021

Stars Gold+ Travel Open House, Player Practices and Travel Parent Info Meetings will be August 7-8, 2021 at KCIC. This is for  KCYHA players interested in trying out for a Stars Gold+ Travel team. Cost $40. Pre-Register by August 1st.
**Looking to field two Travel teams at each level (Sqt, PW, BT) this season**

KC Stars U8 to Squirt Transition Clinic Aug 14, 2021

This is a FREE clinic for KC STARS U8's moving up to Squirt AND new Squirt or Peewee players that just started to play this spring or will start this fall. *Only 30 spots available so pre-register early. Register by August 7th.

KC Stars Gold+ Travel Tryouts August 16-22, 2021

KC Stars Gold+ Travel Hockey Tryouts for 10U, 12U, 14U.
For all KCYHA players interested in playing on a Stars Gold+ team.
Tryouts are August 16-22, 2021, cost $75.
Optional Pre-Tryout On-Ice Conditioning August 9-13, 2021, cost $25.
All tryout events at KCIC in Shawnee, KS.
Please pre-register by August 2, 2021 so the conditioning schedule and tryout groups can be formed.

Stars Gold+ Travel Pre-Tryout On-Ice Conditioning Schedule
Monday August 9th
10U 6:00-7:00pm
12U 7:10-8:10pm
14U 8:20-9:20pm

Wednesday August 11th
10U 6:00-7:00pm
12U 7:10-8:10pm
14U 8:20-9:20pm

Pre-Season High School Clinic August 10-26, 2021

For KC Stars and Jets players in birth years 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 who will be in high school this fall/winter and plan to play on a JV/Varsity team with the Stars or the Jets.

Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:20pm. August 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26.
Cost $100.  Limited to 30 skater spots and 4 goalie spots. Pre-Register by August 1st to save your spot.

Stars Pre-Season House Player Development Clinic

Two week program to prepare 6U/8U, 10U Squirt, 12U Peewee, 14U Bantam for the upcoming hockey season.
August 23-27 and August 30-September 2, 2021
Players will get 2-3 on-ice practices during those two weeks.
Cost $40.  All events at KCIC.
Pre-register by August 10th so we can form the exact schedule.

6U/8U Round-Up Saturday August 28, 2021

6U-8U Round-Up Saturday August 28th, 3:00pm at KCIC
This is a FREE event and is open to players with birth years 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 who are interested in playing on a KC Stars Hockey team this fall. Full equipment required. 

Stars Open House and Used Equipment Sale Saturday August 28th, 2021

Stars Open House & Used Equipment Sale Saturday August 28th from 11:00am-3:00pm. Click on the following flier for details on how to sell or buy used equipment.

There will also be a Stars Coaches Meeting Aug 28th at 1:30pm.  For new and returning coaches in all divisions.

KC Jets JV/Varsity Travel Tryouts August 27-29, 2021

KC Jets JV/Varsity tryouts are August 27-29, 2021 at KC Ice Center in Shawnee, KS. 
Tryouts for players birth years 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 who will be in high school this fall and looking to play for the Jets.
Tryout Cost $100.  Please Pre-Register by August 16, 2021 so the tryout teams can be formed.

Jets Tryout Schedule
Friday August 27th:
6:00-7:00pm and 7:15-8:15pm

Saturday August 28th:
4:30-5:30pm and 5:45-6:45pm

Sunday August 29th:
10:15-11:15am and 11:30-12:30pm

General Information About KC Stars/Jets

HOUSE LEAGUE HOCKEY: KC Stars offers house/rec hockey for 6U/8U, 10U Squirt, 12U Peewee, 14U Bantam & High School JV/Varsity players. Our home rink is KC Ice Center in Shawnee, KS.  Fall/Winter hockey registration is in August.  Fall/winter practices are held during the week and run from September through February with games on the weekends starting mid October and running through February. Stars Fall/Winter house teams play in the Kansas City Youth Hockey League against teams from Line Creek, Independence, Carriage Club, & St Joseph.  The Stars also host Spring Xtreme hockey which runs from late March thru late May.

TRAVEL HOCKEY: KC Stars Gold+ Travel Teams are formed in the 10U Squirt, 12U Peewee, and 14U Bantam divisions. Teams play in the Midwest Hockey League against teams from Iowa and Nebraska and also attend invitational tournaments in the mid-west and central part of the US. Travel Tryout Evaluations are in August.

STARS HIGH SCHOOL JV/VARSITY: KC Stars JV and Varsity teams play in the Mid America High School Hockey League (MAHSHL). Registration is in August, teams start practicing in September, games start late October and run through mid February.

KC JETS HIGH SCHOOL JV/VARSITY AA HOCKEY: The KC Jets are Kansas City's top high school AA travel teams that play in the Midwest High School Hockey League against teams from Iowa and Nebraska.  Tryouts are in August, practices start early September, games start in October, season finals are in early March. For more information on KC Jets JV/Varsity travel please visit their team page at

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Home Rink:
KC Ice Center
19900 Johnson Drive
Shawnee, KS 66218
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KC Stars Contacts

Mary Helmick

Program Director

Phone: 913-851-7768

Dean Nelson

Hockey Director

Phone: 507-990-3745

Interested in Coaching? We'd love to have you! Please email Dean at

Jennifer Reynolds

House League Coordinator & Scheduler

Phone: 913-708-1347

Gary Scibona

KC Jets Team Manager

Phone: 816-982-4402

August 28th Stars Open House, Used Equipment Sale, and U8 Round-Up

August 28th Stars U8 Round-Up

2021-2022 Stars Player Registration & Payment Schedule

Division Total Fees Due at Registration Due Oct 1 Due Nov 1 Due Dec 1 Due Jan 1
6U-8U $920 $280 $160 $160 $160 $160
10U Squirt $1,140 $300 $210 $210 $210 $210
12U Peewee $1,140 $300 $210 $210 $210 $210
14U Bantam $1,140 $300 $210 $210 $210 $210
High School $2,040 $480 $390 $390 $390 $390
Gold+ Travel $2,300 $460 $460 $460 $460 $460

Payment Options Include:
Option 1: Pay in full online by Credit Card or Bank Account.
Option 2: Pay in five installments online by Credit Card or Bank Account. No payments will be taken offline.

Please click the following link to register. Login with your current Sport NGIN account or create a new one.

Please register by August 31st to avoid $50 late fee.

KC Stars Custom Mouthguards

KCYHA is excited to announce our new Partnership with GuardLab.  We have worked with GuardLab to develop three customized mouth guards for each of our Clubs. You have the opportunity to pick your own design and add your name and number on the mouth guard to make it your very own. 15% of all proceeds from these premium mouth guards will be given back to KCYHA.

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